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Ryan Murphy

Performed in a choir as a child in Indianapolis and was a member of the University of Indiana "Singing Hoosiers" show choir. Worked as an entertainment journalist (Miami Herald, Washington Post, L.A. Times, New York Daily News and Entertainment Weekly) before entering show business. Conducted Bette Davis' final interview before her death in 1989. Steven Spielberg bought his first script (a romantic comedy titled Why Can't I Be Audrey Hepburn?) but didn't produce it. Got the Nip/Tuck tagline ("Tell me what you don't like about yourself") from a plastic surgeon he interviewed for a newspaper article (which he never wrote) on calf implants. Made theatrical-movie directorial debut with Running With Scissors, a 2006 adaptation of writer Augusten Burroughs' childhood memoir.  Ranked No. 5 among 2010's 100 Most  Creative People in Business by the business and technology magazine Fast Company.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Anything for Love
  • Executive Producer
2016
70% The Town That Dreaded Sundown
  • Producer
2014
94% The Normal Heart
  • Executive Producer
  • Director
2014
60% Glee: The 3D Concert Movie
  • Producer
2011
36% Eat Pray Love
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
2010
31% Running With Scissors
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
2006

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
Inside the Actors Studio
1994
  • Guest
97% The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
2015
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
No Score Yet American Horror Story: Hotel
2015
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Creator
  • Screenwriter
No Score Yet American Horror Story: Freak Show
2014
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Creator
70% Glee
2009-2015
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Creator
77% American Horror Story
2012
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Creator
53% The New Normal
2012-2013
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Creator
76% Scream Queens
2015
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Creator
79% Nip/Tuck
2003-2010
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Creator

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